Health:Fitness & Nutrition
The Green-Wisdom-Health Podcast with Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis-Yes, It’s Probably Your Thyroid!
In today’s episode we discuss: Could be an Iodine deficiency! Can’t lose weight or easy weight gain Poor thyroid function has been linked to serious health conditions such as: Fibromyalgia Irritable Bowel Syndrome Acne or Eczema Gum Disease Infertility AutoImmune Disease We discussed low cost lab work and mentioned the 5 parts of the Thyroid that we run in our lab panels Signs of Thyroid Fatigue: Feeling like you don’t have the energy to exercise A heavy, tired head, especially in the afternoon Falling asleep as soon as you sit down Hyperactive Thyroid Feeling restless, nervous, emotional, irritable, sleeping poorly Frequent bowel movements Irregular menstrual periods or no menstrual periods in women Rapid, forceful, or irregular heartbeat Protruding eyes Things that Wreak Havoc on your Thyroid: Gluten Soy Bromines Pesticides and Plastics Soft Drinks Medications Fire Retardants Iodine Deficiency symptoms that you are not getting enough Iodine in your diet: Salivary Glands – Disables your saliva production, making your mouth dry Skin – Results in rough and dry skin and inability to sweat normally Brain – Lowers alertness and intelligence quotient (IQ) levels Muscles – Produces scar tissue, pain and fibromyalgiaview more
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